Nudging Innovation in Increments
- Mar 23, 2020 11:57 pm GMT
This item is part of the Special Issue - 2020-03 - Innovation in Power, click here for more
Although the electric utility industry relies on an assortment of technology, we also aim to minimize risk. Our focuses on safety and reliability mean we often shy away from wide-scale deployment of technology or changing our processes without careful vetting, testing, and confidence.
But that doesn’t mean we aren’t innovating.
Merriam-Webster defines “innovation” in two parts: 1. a new idea, method, or device; and 2. the introduction of something new.
When we think about innovation in the utility industry, we are often focused on the second part – the application of new ideas and technology.
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